North of the road to Fétigny, Savigna, Jura (Jurassic of France)

Where: France (46.4° N, 5.6° E: paleocoordinates 37.4° N, 14.9° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• hand sample-level geographic resolution

When: bifurcatus ammonoid zone, Argovian Group, Late/Upper Oxfordian (161.2 - 155.7 Ma)

• Lower Late Oxfordian

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore; unlithified, calcareous claystone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils, microfossils

Collection methods: bulk, sieve,

Primary reference: H. Hess. 1966. Mikropaläontologische Untersuchungen an Ophiuren. V. Die Ophiuren aus dem Argovien (unteres Ober-Oxford) von Guldenthal (Kt. Solothurn) und von Savigna (Dépt. Jura). Eclogae geologicae Helvetiae 59(2):1025-1063 [L. Villier/L. Villier]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 61724: authorized by Loic Villier, entered by Loic Villier on 24.06.2006

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Haplophragmiina
 Lituolacea - Haplophragmoiidae
 Spirillinina - Spirillinidae
Textulariina
 Ammodiscoidea - Ammodiscidae
Tolypammina sp. Rhumbler 1895
 Textulariacea - Valvulinidae
 Hormosinacea - Hormosinidae
Reophax sp. Montfort 1808
 Trochamminacea - Trochamminidae
Lagenina
 Nodosariacea - Nodosariidae
 Nodosariacea - Vaginulinidae
Ostracoda
 Podocopida - Pontocyprididae
Pontocyprella suprajurassica Oertli 1959 ostracod
 Podocopida - Paracyprididae
Paracypris sp. ostracod
 Podocopida - Bythocytheridae
Monoceratina sp. Roth 1928 ostracod
 Podocopida -
 Platycopida - Cytherellidae
Ophiuroidea
 Ophiurida - Hemieuryalidae
? Hemieuryale argoviensis Hess 1966 brittle star
5 later132 lateral platesal plates, 11 vertebrae
 Ophiurida - Ophiolepididae
Ophiomusium cf. gagnebini Thurmann 1851 brittle star
1618 lateral plates, 236 vertebae
Ophiomusium praecisum n. sp. Hess 1966 brittle star
92 lateral plates
 Ophiurida - Ophiacanthidae
? Ophiacantha constricta n. sp. Hess 1966 brittle star
150 lateral plates
? Ophiacantha suprajurassica Hess 1965 brittle star
356 lateral plates
 Ophiurida - Ophiodermatidae
? Ophioderma spectabilis n. sp. Hess 1966 brittle star
132 lateral plates
 Ophiurida - Aplocomidae
? Ophiopetra oertlii Hess 1965 brittle star
56 lateral plates, 1 arm fragment
Sinosura wolburgi Hess 1960 brittle star
82 lateral plates, 92 vertebae, 4 dorsal plates, 20 ventral plates
Asteroidea
 Paxillosida - Astropectinidae
"Pentasteria (Pentasteria) longispina" = Pentasteria (Archastropecten) longispina
"Pentasteria (Pentasteria) longispina" = Pentasteria (Archastropecten) longispina Hess 1968 sea star
 Paxillosida - Goniopectinidae
Chrispaulia jurassica Gale 2011 sea star
 Notomyotida - Benthopectinidae
Jurapecten hessi Gale 2011 sea star
 Valvatida - Goniasteridae
Goniasteridae indet. Forbes 1841 sea star
Tylasteria jurensis Goldfuss 1833 sea star
Hessaster longimarginalis Gale 2011 sea star
Noviaster sp. Valette 1929 sea star
 Forcipulatida - Asteriidae
Savignasterias villieri Gale 2011 sea star
 Velatida - Pterasteridae
Savignaster wardi Gale 2011 sea star
 Velatida - Tropidasteridae
Plumaster sp. Wright 1863 sea star
 Forcipulatacea -
Terminaster cancriformis Quenstedt 1876 sea star
Foraminferea
 Miliolida - Nubeculariidae
 Miliolida - Ophthalmidiidae
Ophthalmidium sp. Kübler and Zwingli 1870